I have AFib and had to have a two lead pacer put in last year 2011. sometimes I can feel the pacer trying to pace my heart which is fine, but there are times when I feel the pacer slowing the heart rate I get this quick strange pain in the middle of my chest. It only last for 1-2 seconds, but it has re-occured in the several weeks when the pacer cannot slow my heart rate. is there anything I should be worried about or see my doctor to have the pacer checked out?
Do not worry. Worrying always gives more problems. I don’t have any sort of device, but reading, posting for years on a board similar then that (unfortunately they closed) I had witnessed the testaments and conversations from many people who had all sort of devices. I remember for lot of little ‘problems’ they were having, and over all the advice was always: tell the doctor about it. Maybe it is nothing what you are having, but better to get a peace of mind, by calling your doctor and telling him, he might want to see you, or if not ,than he has to have a good explanation, and if he doesn’t want to see you and that short pain continues, do not forget always other doctors.
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